• Control your Raspberry Pi Robot Wirelessly!

    If you’ve got a Raspberry Pi computer and an Android phone, then building a remote-controlled robot could be easier than you think, courtesy of Blue Dot. Blue Dot links the Pi to an Android app that displays a blue dot...

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  • 15 Minutes to Get to Heaven!

    Nathan Seidle, the founder of Colorado-based open source hardware supplier SparkFun, has demonstrated how a 3D printed robot he built and programmed was able to crack a safe in just 15 minutes. The DIY safe-cracking robot only...

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  • Seeeduino or Arduino?

    Seeed has recently updated its open source development board Seeeduino V4 into a V4.2 model with shrunken price tag — just under $7 — for what’s essentially a full-sized Arduino Uno clone with a superset of the Uno’s expansion capabilities....

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  • Romeo BLE: the Arduino Control Board for your Robot

    Romeo family is an All-in-One Arduino based control board especially designed for robotics applications from DFRobot.  It benefits from the Arduino open source platform and it is supported by thousands of open source codes. The Romeo BLE has...

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  • The lake Erie Mamba: an harmless 12-Servo Snake Robot

    Maker joesinstructables created a versatile, slithering system, which he calls the ‘Lake Erie Mamba.’ He put a dozen Arduino Mega-controlled servos together in a reptile configuration to allow the robot to move via serpentine motion (like a normal snake), rectilinear motion...

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  • Robots are going to replace developers quickly

    We all use robots, or robot-made products, on a daily basis. Robots build our cars and clean our houses, but today we also enjoy these: AI applications automate financial, travel, legal processes; e-discoverysoftware, used in law firms,...

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  • Chinese factory replaces 90% of human workers with robots.

    China is replacing most of its workers with robots. It wants to increase the productivity. According to Monetary Watch, the Changying Precision Technology Company focuses on the production of mobile phones and uses automated production lines. The factory...

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  • A cargo-carrying robot to follow in your footsteps

      A new “startup” called Piaggio Fast Forward (by Piaggio, the Italian company that makes Vespa scooters) developed a personal “cargo robot” called the Gita. Gita looks like a carbon fiber take on the exercise ball with tires in...

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  • Machine vs humans: machine wins at poker … bluffing

    Artificial intelligence has made history by beating humans in poker for the first time, the last remaining game in which humans had managed to maintain the upper hand. Libratus, an AI built by Carnegie Mellon University racked...

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  • Fallen in love with Aliens and Avatar? You’d better fear METHOD-1

    Ok, it’s not open source..but it’s to cool not to write about it! I have to make a confession, I can’t understand if I love it or if it scares me, but certainly the Korea Future Technology...

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  • Open-Source CNC Farming Machine Reimagines Food Production

    It’s open-source. It’s customizable. And it’s just as exciting to gardeners as is it is to garage tinkerers. Meet FarmBot, humanity’s first open-source Computer Numeric Control (CNC) farming machine. FarmBot is a CNC machine comprised of a...

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  • Democratizing Robotics: InMoov lends the future of AI a hand

    “Being able to use contributions from other people, sharing ideas and prototypes, makes it go so much faster.” Referencing another robotics company whose product was eight years in development, Langevin, creator of the robot, explained that InMoov...

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  • Erle Robotics, the next generation of open source robotic brains

      The Spanish company Erle announced the release of Erle-Brain 2, a streamlined and enhanced sibling of the first Erle-Brain offering a more powerful product, yet at a lower price. Erle-Brain 2 supports APM and other...

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  • A robot just passed the self-awareness test: and it’s not Terminator!

    Roboticists at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York have built a trio of robots that were put through the classic ‘wise men puzzle’ test of self-awareness – and one of them passed. In the puzzle, a...

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  • Arduino based 5-axis educational Robot Arm soon on Kickstarter by InnoTechnix

    InnoTechnix produced MandleBot, a highly appreciated robotic arm used with teaching/educational or maker’s purposes. Now, InnoTechnix is planning to launch by the end of August a new Kickstarter campaing to develop and build an improved version of...

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  • Tiny robots carry up to 2,000 times their own weight!

    Incredible research done at Stanford, a new generation of micro-robots (named MicroTugs) has been designed following the tricky principles exploited by ants and geckos, allowing them to do the incredible. If the same “strength” would be applied...

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  • PLEN2, the world’s first printable open-source humanoid 142% funded on Kickstarter

    Less than 20 days to go yet, and this project has  been already funded. PLEN is a humanoid tiny open source robot born aiming at, according to team’s vision: Our aim is to open up the relationship...

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  • Pi Tank, 3D-print your Robot now!

    Create your own 3d printed robot with Pi Tank open source robot, using Raspberry Pi and Microsoft Kinect: Among other applications for 3D printing that have truly taken off into industries of their own – robotics –...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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